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Geordie last won the day on November 29 2019

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    530i Sport (E39) Individual

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  1. Geordie

    NE Meet - Sunderland - 04/10/15

    Obviously nobody fancies it....
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    NE Meet - Sunderland - 04/10/15

    Wow. Four years since I organised this one! Shame nobody else turned up haha Now I'm back in a 5 series (E39 this time), I'm up for another NE meet-up if anyone else is..
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    Back in a 5

    Hi guys, Just a quick post to say I'm glad to be back in a 5 series. Having had an E60 (530d) and an E34 (530i) before, I'm finding this E39 530i Sport the best of the three. Individual in Velvet Blue with piped Champagne Nappa interior. It's not perfect on the arches or sills, but I'll sort this side of things out early next year hopefully. I'll post more pics and details of progress in the coming days. Glad to be back.
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    1989 E34 Headlight issue

    Cheers guys. It's definately intermittent....lights came on this afternoon without problem!
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    1989 E34 Headlight issue

    Thanks mate. Just checking, is it part 61358350375 ?
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    1989 E34 Headlight issue

    1989 530i Hi guys, quite new to E34's, so I thought I'd ask the people who know.... When I got the car, the NS headlight bulb was off. 'Low Beam' warning was on the display. Changed the fuse, and hey presto....working. Used the car tonight in the fading light for the first time, turned them on...nothing. Sidelights are on, no dipped beam at all. There's no warnings on the display either. All help welcomed and appreciated.
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    Geordie's 1989 530i SE auto

    Haha, yes, Guisborough. If it's 3mm out of position, I don't really care. If each letter in the badge itself is 2mm too small, I don't really care. I'm not hunting OEM perfection. I just want the car looking smart, clean and sounding good. What I've done so far has pleased me, and that's all that matters I guess.
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    Geordie's 1989 530i SE auto

    Spotted this 316i near the E34 yesterday, also in Alpine white.... Then this morning, a modern 5. I know which one I'd rather have though... The lack of a 530i badge was bugging me, so I addressed it...
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    Geordie's 1989 530i SE auto

    I'll see how I get on with the exhaust. To be honest, the OEM one on the car was blowing badly, and the Scorpion was available at a stupidly low price, so it was a no-brainer for now.
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    Geordie's 1989 530i SE auto

    Little update. The Scorpion couldn't sit on the back seat for too long, so I took it into my mates garage to get it up on the ramps... I know which one I'd rather have... Original old and holed system...... off..... Middle section on... and rear section on .... Looks, and sounds, sweet. Love the upward flick on the tailpipes.... Later on yesterday, I spent half an hour under the bonnet cleaning down the engine a bit.... Noticed a little split... Possibly, along with a blowing exhaust, an ingredient in the intermittent lumpy, hesitant running issue?? I've taped it up now to see if there's an improvement. It actually drove very nicely after the exhaust was fitted yesterday, but it was never an issue that was there all the time. I was hoping to take it to it's first show today at Raby Castle, but the weather was set in wet and grey for the day, so I didn't bother, and hence I'm not sure if the running issue will return. Time will tell.
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    Geordie's 1989 530i SE auto

    I know. Mad isn't it!
  12. Geordie

    New wheels

    Looks fantastic
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    Geordie's 1989 530i SE auto

    The spare tyre had seen better days. I had a feeling that a plug repair might not be enough.... ...so it now has a new tyre. I think I've sourced a fix for the blowing exhaust. Picking it up tomorrow. How good is it to be in the right place at the right time?......
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    E34 530i bits needed/wanted

    Yes, fully interested mate.